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11 March 2021
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There is no other way to start this newsletter but with an excerpt from a piece that has outraged many in the content business this week.  On Tuesday evening, business daily Mint published a report titled “OTTs tread cautiously, cancel shows”.

“Spy thriller The Family Man and the upcoming season of crime series Paatal Lok on Amazon Prime Video have been cancelled in view of the recent guidelines notified by the information and broadcasting ministry to regulate over-the-top (OTT) platforms and the reprimand by the Supreme Court of the makers of Tandav, said two people aware of the development, seeking anonymity…

An Amazon Prime Video spokesperson said “The Family Man Season 2, as previously announced, is returning to the service in the summer of 2021″ without commenting on the other two shows.”

From OTTs tread cautiously, cancel

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